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Kris Holden-Ried

Kristen Holden-Ried (born August 1, 1973) is a Canadian actor.

Kris Holden-Ried
Kristen Holden-Ried at Fan Expo 1.jpg
Holden-Ried at the August 2011 Fan Expo
Kristen Holden-Ried

(1973-08-01) August 1, 1973 (age 45)
Years active1995–present


Early life and pentathlonEdit

Holden-Ried was born in Pickering, Ontario.[citation needed] He studied at Montreal's Concordia University School of Business.[1] He was a champion competitor in riding and fencing,[2] and is a former member of the Canadian National Pentathlon Team[1] and has a silver medal from both the Pan American and Pan Pacific Pentathlon Championships.[2]


At his first audition, he landed the leading role in 12th century drama, Young Ivanhoe.[1] In 2007, he portrayed William Compton in the first seven episodes of the Showtime series The Tudors.[3] In 2010, he began appearing in the television series Lost Girl as Dyson.[4] He played Quint Lane, the 'super lycan', in the film Underworld: Awakening (2012).[4] In 2013, he voiced Captain Canuck in the animated web series of the same name.[1] Holden-Ried provided the voice for the character Crawford Starrick, the main antagonist; on the hit video game Assassin's Creed: Syndicate.

Personal lifeEdit

Holden-Ried has one child, a son.[2]

Select filmographyEdit


  1. ^ a b c d "The man behind Captain Canuck's mask". Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "Sporty wagon suits athletic actor and his family". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  3. ^ "INTERVIEW: Lost Girl & Underworlds Kris Holden-Ried". gamesradar. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Kris Holden-Ried Talks LOST GIRL and UNDERWORLD: AWAKENING". Collider. 13 January 2012. Retrieved 19 March 2017.

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